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D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD

D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD
alaScore 86

17 reviews

Jul, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Daven Mathies (digitaltrends.com)

D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD review

 

The Omna 180 is a reasonable option, if you want to use Homekit as your smart home hub.

HomeKit ease-of-use ; 180-degree lens ; MicroSD card slot ; Full HD resolution

HomeKit lacks some automation options ; No cloud storage ; File management woes

It’s difficult to review a HomeKit accessory without also reviewing HomeKit itself. As a preview of the smart homes of the future, the platform shows a lot of promise. At the moment, it’s bogged down by limitations that prevent smart cameras from...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Megan Wollerton (cnet.com)

D-Link's HomeKit camera isn't a slam dunk

 

If you're sold on the HomeKit platform, the $200 D-Link Omna camera might be for you. Everyone else should steer clear.

D-Link's $200 Omna security camera captures 180 degrees of zoned motion activity and promptly sends related push alerts. View locally saved videos in the app and download unlimited clips with a microSD card reader. Ask Siri the status of your security...

The Omna doesn't offer sound alerts or work with Android devices. Its HomeKit integrations are limited to a relatively small number of compatible devices, especially when you compare it to Amazon Alexa.

Don't buy D-Link's Omna camera unless you're completely dedicated to HomeKit and are willing to wait for a broader range of products to work with the smart home platform.

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD Review: HomeKit’s first camera is raw

 

Apple's HomeKit makes a simple promise: take the disparate parts of the connected home, and bring them together under one straightforward umbrella. Still, the stringent requirements around things like security and ease of setup has meant partner...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Michael Ansaldo (techhive.com)

D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD review: The first HomeKit-certified security camera

 

The Omna plays nice with other HomeKit accessories and Siri commands.

Excellent video quality ; Responsive, accurate motion detection ; Apple HomeKit certified

HomeKit's relatively small number of compatible accessories might limit Omna's appeal

D-Link’s Omna is a solid security camera. The image quality is great, motion detection is reliable with plenty of customization for adapting it to different situations, and the Omna companion app is elegant and easy to use. If you’re just looking for a...

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Neil Hughes (appleinsider.com)

Review: D-Link's HomeKit-connected Omna 180 is a great pet, baby or nanny cam, but security hounds should look elsewhere

 

If you don't feel a need to be covert with a live camera feed from your home, the D-Link Omna 180 is a great choice for keeping tabs on your pets or loved ones. It's also the first HomeKit-enabled camera on the market, but security-focused users should...

For all of the pros and cons of the hardware and software associated with the Omna 180, for most users it's going to come down to a decision of whether the free local micro SD storage is an asset or a detriment.

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : David Ludlow (trustedreviews.com)

D-Link Omna 180 Cam

 

The D-Link Omna 180 Cam is the first Apple HomeKit-certified security camera. Integrating with the Home app in iOS 10, the camera can be controlled alongside your other smart home kit via touch or voice.

It's great to see more HomeKit devices, but the lack of Android support and the need to use two apps detract.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : Megan Wollerton (cnet.co.uk)

D-Link Omna review

 

Editors' note (September 28, 2017): D-Link's Omna now works with Android devices.

D-Link's $200 Omna security camera captures 180 degrees of zoned motion activity and promptly sends related push alerts. View locally saved videos in the app and download unlimited clips with a microSD card reader. Ask Siri the status of your security...

The Omna doesn't offer sound alerts or work with Android devices. Its HomeKit integrations are limited to a relatively small number of compatible devices, especially when you compare it to Amazon Alexa.

Don't buy D-Link's Omna camera unless you're completely dedicated to HomeKit and are willing to wait for a broader range of products to work with the smart home platform.

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Stephen Fenech (techguide.com.au)

D-Link Omna 180 Cam HD review - first camera to work with Apple HomeKit

 

There are lot of connected security cameras on the market but there aren't many that are as easy to set up as D-Link's Omna 180 Cam HD which is available through Apple online and in stores. D-Link's new Omna 180 Cam HD is the first camera that works...

180-degree field of vision, Apple HomeKit compatible, rich notifications, very easy to set up. ; Gets a little warm, but it's not like you'll be holding it. ; D-Link's new Omna 180 Cam HD is easy to set up, offers excellent coverage, two-way audio and...

Gets a little warm, but it's not like you'll be holding it. ; D-Link's new Omna 180 Cam HD is easy to set up, offers excellent coverage, two-way audio and with Apple HomeKit compatibility it's one of the best cameras money can buy.

D-Link’s new Omna 180 Cam HD is easy to set up, offers excellent coverage, two-way audio and with Apple HomeKit compatibility it’s one of the best cameras money can buy. D-Link's new Omna 180 Cam HD is easy to set up, offers excellent coverage, two-way...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Trevor Long (eftm.com.au)

D-Link Omna Review: Apple HomeKit compatible connected camera

 

I've used a lot of network connected cameras in many years of testing and for the most part they are clumsy to install, not the most amazing quality and are let down by a disappointing app and feature set. If you're looking for a security and...

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